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Photograph - Barbara Woods Hanging Out Washing, MV Fairsea, 1957 Image Reg. No: MM 085042

Summary:
Barbara Woods hanging out washing deckside on board MV Fairsea, 1957.

Barbara and John Woods migrated to Australia as assisted migrants from Buckinghamshire on the MV Fairsea in 1957. The Barbara and John Woods Collection comprises documents and photographs that provide a comprehensive insight into the Woods' immigration experience, from the issuing of their passage tickets, to their arrival in Melbourne.
Description:
Landscape format, black and white photographic reproduction. Taken on board the MV Fairsea, 1957. Barbara hanging out washing deckside. The bandaid on her arm is covering an infection resulting from her vaccinations.
Description Of Content:
Barbara Woods hanging out washing deckside on board MV Fairsea, 1957. The bandaid on her arm is covering an infection resulting from her vaccinations. The washing line is strung up above the side rail of the deck and along its length. There are various garments pegged to it.
Acquisition Information:
Donation, 2002
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 25.3 cm (Width), 20.4 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: ships
Themes this item is part of: Barbara & John Woods, British Migrants, 1957, Cultural Diversity Collection, Migration Collection, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Travel - Shipboard Life
Tertiary Classification: images (to be classified)
Inscriptions: Front, in blule ink;

"WASHING DAY ON BOARD SHIP"
Format: Photograph: Black & White; See Dimensions
Person Depicted: Mrs Barbara Woods, 1957
Place & Date Depicted: ., 1957

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